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Local police, Massachusetts State Police respond to double fatal crash



Local police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating after two people are dead due to a fatal crash in Massachusetts this weekend.

According to police, on Saturday, just before 10:00 p.m., the Holliston Police Department responded to the area of 717 Highland Street for the report of a single motor vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was travelling southbound on Highland Street at a high rate of speed. The vehicle then rolled over, left the roadway, and struck a tree. Both the driver Joshua Taylor, 23, of Holliston, and his passenger, Haley Gens, 23, of Connecticut, were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Troopers assigned to the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services were requested, responded, and are assisting our agency with the crash investigation.

The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office has been contacted and an Assistant District Attorney has been assigned to this incident.

Our agency was also assisted on-scene by the Ashland Police Department, Holliston Fire Department, Holliston Ambulance. Ashland Fire Department, and the State Medical Examiner’s Office.

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